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Trouble Funk (1987)

Interview by Mat Snow, Rock's Backpages Audio, 1987

Drop The Bomb! The First Citizens of the Chocolate City talk about everything Go Go: the audiences, the live thing, getting energy from the people and the Washington DC scene.

File format: mp3; in 2 parts, total file sizes: 40.8mb, total interview length: 44' 24" sound quality: ***

ARTICLES IN LIBRARY

Trouble Funk On A ‘Go-Go’

Report and Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, September 1984

WASHINGTON – Ronald Reagan may preside over official Washington, but Trouble Funk rules the inner city surrounding it. ...

The Capital Gains Of Go-Go

Report by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, October 1985

IS WASHINGTON'S explosive Go-Go funk Style destined to follow New York's rap/scratch/hip-hop brigade into the pop mainstream? ...

Trouble Funk: Professors Of Funk

Profile and Interview by Simon Witter, New Musical Express, November 1985

IN WASHINGTON DC, a city that has its fair share of fast-buck entrepreneurs and exploitable kids, Trouble Funk's understanding of the music machine marks them ...

Crankin' That Go Go Gadget

Report and Interview by Richard Grabel, Creem, April 1986

THIS IS CRAZY. I'm in Cheriy's Roller Rink, in Northeast Washington, D.C. The place is filled with black teenagers, and even their younger brothers and ...

Go Go Not Gone!

Report and Interview by Simon Witter, New Musical Express, June 1986

Go Go all gone? Washington DC all fini? Not on your Nelly, argues Simon Witter, Go Go guru of the King’s Roadeo. The deaths of ...

Trouble Funk: Say What! Live In London

Review by Mat Snow, New Musical Express, November 1986

JUST THE other night I achieved a tiny slice of immortality when radio-jock Andy Kershaw played a 1960s Texan garage nugget of which he knows ...

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